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  • n  a line determining the limits of an area
  • n  the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
  • n  the greatest possible degree of something
    what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior
  • n  a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
  • v  move forward by leaps and bounds
    The horse bounded across the meadow
  • v  form the boundary of; be contiguous to
  • v  place limits on (extent or access)
  • v  spring back; spring away from an impact
  • v  stick to firmly
  • v  create social or emotional ties
  • v  make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope
  • v  wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
  • v  secure with or as if with ropes
  • v  bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted
  • v  provide with a binding
  • v  fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
  • v  form a chemical bond with
  • v  cause to be constipated
  • a  confined by bonds
    bound and gagged hostages
  • a  held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union
  • a  secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form
    bound volumes
    leather-bound volumes
  • s  (usually followed by `to') governed by fate
    bound to happen
  • s  covered or wrapped with a bandage
    an injury bound in fresh gauze
  • s  headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often used as a combining form as in `college-bound students'
    children bound for school
  • s  bound by an oath
    a bound official
  • s  bound by contract
  • s  confined in the bowels
    he is bound in the belly

  • They Furnish FunA pleasant combination sandwich is to be found in: a shady spot, a long-chair, a lazy feeling, tobacco and a bound volume of some.
  • It's a simple pocket notebook: buff-colored, 5 cm x 8 cm, spiral-bound at the top.
  • His hands and feet were bound, and his T shirt had been pulled over his head.
News & Articles

  • Aces and Eights Should Be in TNA Bound for Glory Series
    COMMENTARY | The TNA Bound for Glory Series is a professional wrestling tournament in which 12 wrestlers compete in a series of matches over several months to determine who receives a World Heavyweight title shot at the Bound for Glory pay-per-view, TNA's biggest event of the year.
    June 13, 2013 - Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports
  • Man bound over in death of Shoshoni man
    A 45-year-old man charged with second degree murder in the death last month of a Shoshoni man has been bound over for trial in district court.
    June 13, 2013 - KGWN-TV Cheyenne
  • Shoshoni Murder Suspect Bound Over June 12th, 2013
    A Shoshoni man was bound over to Lander District Court Wednesday afternoon on charges he murdered another Shoshoni man. 45-year old Shey Elan Bruce was bound over on one count of second degree murder and one count of domestic violence battery.
    June 12, 2013 - KCWY Casper

  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Guardian Unlimited
    As long as we are firmly bound together, the treacherous separatist terrorist attacks will never reach their goal,Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a message ahead of Oct. 29 celebrations marking the 84th anniversary of the Turkish republic.
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
    Now, Russia has, as the chairman said, issued a unilateral statement expressing its view. But that is not an agreed-upon view. That is not in the treaty,Clinton said. "It's the equivalent of a press release. And we are not in any way bound...
  • Aung San Suu Kyi in Reuters
    I expect that this phase of preliminary consultation will conclude soon, so that a meaningful and time-bound dialogue with the SPDC leadership can start as early as possible,Suu Kyi said in her statement.

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